About the course

AWS Compute services such as Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Block Service (EBS), Auto Scaling, Lambda, Elastic Container Service (ECS), and Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) are very critical for any architectures that will run on AWS, server-based or serverless. This course will introduce you to an adequate depth such that you will understand and configure these services. The course is full of hands-on labs to cement the theoretical part.

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to the course - Introduction

    2. Video Player

    1. Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) 101

    2. Connecting to your EC2 instance using SSH (Mac Laptop)

    3. Connecting to your EC2 instance using SSH (Windows Laptop using Putty client)

    4. Instance Types and Instance Lifecycle

    5. Instance Metadata and User Data

    6. Instance Launch Options

    7. Hands-On Lab : Spot instances

    8. EC2 Placement Groups

    9. EC2 Monitoring

    10. EBS and EBS Types

    11. EBS Snapshots Encryption Copying and Sharing

    12. Hands-On Lab : EBS Snapshots Encryption, Copying, and Sharing

    13. Sharing and Copying EC2 AMI

    14. RAID Volumes and AWS Batch

    1. AS Intro

    2. Hands-On Lab : AS Manual Scaling

    3. AS Launch Templates Scaling Policies

    4. Hands-On Lab : AS Launch Templates Scaling Policies

    5. Life Cycle Hooks Timers Termination Policy

    1. Elastic Container Service (ECS) and ECS Launch Types

    2. Hands-On Lab : Docker Image and ECR

    3. ECS - Other Features

    4. Hands-On Lab : Creating an ECS Cluster, and ALB

    5. Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)

    1. Amazon Lambda

    2. Hands-On Lab : Amazon Lambda

    1. What is next?

    2. Before you go...

About this course

  • $14.99
  • 30 lessons
  • 3.5 hours of video content


Eissa Abousherif

Lead - Consulting, Architecture, Training, and Content Development

A passionate cloud and DevOps architect, consultant, content developer, and trainer with 20+ years of IT experience, holding many industry certificates from AWS, Hashicorp, Azure, and Cisco to name a few. During his career, Eissa led consulting, training, Pre and post-sales activities for projects totaling USD250M+ in TCV across multiple industry verticals. Eissa had the privilege of working for IBM, Cisco and Global knowledge in the USA, Canada, and Dubai. Eissa’s passion is focused on enabling enterprises and professionals to prosper and reach their technology adoption goals. Eissa has authored a number of the highest-rated AWS courses on the internet, both at the associate and professional levels. Moreover, he trained 110,000+ learners from 175+ countries many are leading successful Cloud and DevOps careers today.

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